Small On Space, Big On Patterns

Take it from me, decorating the walls for yourself can be an awe-inspiring thing to do, regardless of the space you live in. You’ll find lots of ways to paint your walls with comfortable patterns in mind. And living in a space with beautifully decorated or painted walls is a must if you want to make a big statement in your small space. When it comes to home décor, logic will make way for space while imagination will take you from being wrong to being more personal and creative. The way you paint your walls is the way you choose to share your soul, ideas, and passion with the world. You can think differently, create, and do something with love. Disciplining your small space walls doesn’t have to be a tedious task, at least not while you’re brainstorming new ideas. To help you illuminate the walls that surround your thoughts, actions, and moments, inhale these eye-catching patterns with an open-minded spirit and find the one the fits you the best. Once you know what you want, the materials, enthusiasm, energy, and creativity will flow effortlessly.

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Retro diamond focal wall | via Vintage Revivals

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Bend your patterns

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Observable universe

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Simple, yet striking patterns

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What’s your favorite bird?

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Make a bold statement

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Bring the city inside

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Geometric patterns

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Distressed patterns | via Apartment Therapy

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If you don’t want to paint the whole wall, paint a part of it.

10 Shapely Room Windows To Calm Your Senses

A room filled with natural light cultivates an open and stress-free environment. It also makes the room cleaner than it actually is, so you’re saving yourself the trouble of striving to keep your room clean, all the time. Rooms are messy enough, and without a beautifully constructed window to make the room look more spacious and free is something less good. Find your ideal window with these 10 considerations and, if you can, combine different shapes and sizes, with just enough sophistication, to making your room feel more airy, calm, and mentally stimulating.

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These decorating choices will help you create a natural and beautiful sense of order in space. On the other hand, if you want your room to look perfectly reflective and undisturbing, these choices can help you.

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Enough is Enough

I can’t say this enough and I won’t even stop.

At an indefinite time in your life, you’ll come across a person, an entity, who is either like you or not. This new experience will teach you new things, it will open new doors and you’ll grasp acceptance and recognition of things you never thought were actual in reality. They just seemed like distant possibilities to you or maybe you weren’t open to new ideas and life-altering reversals. So, what changed? That person. That entity changed the way you thought you thought about certain things or basically life in general. This person can be anyone: your family member, a close friend, a lover, or just a random stranger you happen to converse with one fine day.

Now, you’ve been unlocked. Your feelings, perceptions, and life stories have become a real thing between what’s left between you and that person.

What’s next?

What are you going to talk about tomorrow or the day after tomorrow?

The next step is going to be an attachment. It’s going to be boldness stuck together with freedom of expression. That’s easy, right? In the end, you just have to want to speak to someone and exchange sentences about the different masks this world gives birth to at one corner and wears on another. It’s your way of life up against that person’s, although not in a competitive, but comparative manner. No matter how we stand up for ourselves and no matter how many like-minded and poles-apart kind of people we encounter, we are all scrutinizing morons. We’re deep in thoughts and meaning, that we forge reflections and precedents of how we are when we meet someone new. We compare. We become experts of humanity. We judge. And finally, we have “vibes”.

You know what.

Screw those vibes. Those vibes are shitty and you know it.

Enough is enough. As deep in thought as we think we are, we’re a bunch of stupid-headed, easily-manipulated humans who just don’t get it. Emotions have always been a kind gift during good times and an ignorant burden during troubling times. Still, we fail to understand it. Do you get what I’m talking about now? I think you do. But I’m not sure that you do. Let me just say it.

Stop comparing humans with humans, life experiences with life experiences, and more importantly, stop comparing two exact same entities in a magnified state. It didn’t do you good yesterday. It won’t tomorrow. It won’t help you grow.

Now, you’d expect me to say something like ‘what isn’t helping you, is destroying you’. But I won’t say that because why does everything that we do have to either be good or bad for us to understand its purpose in our life? Comparing doesn’t serve any useful purpose. Enough is a limit that comparison doesn’t understand and once you begin to concern yourself with how your chapter turned out in relation to somebody else’s, and this is somebody you know, not somebody you follow on social media, you’ll soon forget the meaning of “self” and focus on how to make others happy and satisfied.

Once there was a small girl, she thought she wasn’t pretty and didn’t acquire much educational support because she came from a poor and bedridden family. Now, this wasn’t going to stop her from meeting classmates that lived a life very different than hers, and she never, for a second, compared the way she lived with those around her.

You know why?

Because she wasn’t taught to. She wasn’t manipulated by shiny objects and big degrees because she wasn’t taught to. The only thing her parents did right by not teaching her anything was that they never taught her to hate herself. And neither did they teach her the right things because as soon as she grew into the art of making new friends and bonding, she soon began to compare her day with that of her not-so-poor, but not completely rich friends. What that one close friend of hers did on Tuesday morning was closely compared to how she spent hers. The little things like going to the park, watching a movie, eating candy, and acquiring new notebooks for study was held in intimate inspection by this small girl, and through no fault of her own, time passed relentlessly. Without her even realizing it, this mere trait in her left a mark so deep and so ever-lasting that she missed out on so many opportunities and experiences that otherwise might have helped her reach her goals in a more productive way. But she didn’t quite mind the struggle. It wasn’t going to destroy her. She knew it controlled her actions, but she understood that that’s the one thing in her life that’s not changing regardless, so when something doesn’t do harm, why bother changing it, right?

After many such years, this small girl became a woman in her thirties. She had sufficient money to live her kind of life. She lived happily. And worked and made her stand with all her heart, but something felt amiss. Not for her, but for the way she saw things around her. It felt like the curtains were half open, but the point was to breathe and so she did with what she built for herself, but that’s not the purpose of humanity. We aren’t supposed to breathe from inside a box just because it’s sufficient, we’re supposed to break free and strive for depth, when we can. But we choose not to. Yes, there’s a difference.

A huge difference. I’ll talk about that later, someday.

The moral of this short story was that there will be many things that you do and feel that might not affect you now or ever, but they hold no meaning. Get rid of those things. They don’t matter because they hold no value. They’re empty. They’re nothing. Why should you possess such a boring manner when you’re already achieving greater things in life? If you think you’re fearless to conquer that what sets your soul on fire, then why should you waste your time even remotely contemplating on something that’s got nothing on you?

Comparing is a power. For some, it’s dominant. For some, it’s submissive. I don’t believe in labeling and neither do I in the classification of everything, so if and when, for me, comparing is neither of two- still I’ll work my strength off to fight away its existence.

Enough is enough. And honestly, you’ve already had and won’t stop having enough in life. Why should you complicate when you can just let the daylight in?

Free Thought

There is a closer understanding of “free thought” when thought is but an outcome of an already disclosed advertised piece of material. The silent music of the mind portrays tunes already duplicated in many, but each times unique forms, so is free thought free at all?

On account of this, I’ve compiled a short passage to parody the institution of free thought in its entirety in a way that it challenges mine.

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You like the flavor
but grow to envy the taste.

How funny is imitation
when it’s recognition you crave.

Free thought, free thought,
we’re all made to believe
but how were you before you were made skill
the art of complete realization?
the practicality?
the redemption?

The silence is still here
and so is the will
you don’t know until you know
so where’s the thrill?

free thought is just a flag
blowing in the wind
so don’t mind the drag
if you’re just in it to win.

It’s not what you know that counts
it’s the foundation
fight the dull, fight the silent violation.

Your rights are yours
but don’t brand them
as free thought is not an excuse
it’s a conception.

The Moments When You Will Find Yourself

It won’t matter if you do something admirable when you don’t do something that’s unequal to it. The problem with most of you is that you fail to think twice before finding yourself at such turns; instead, you’ll think to find yourself in something that you love doing, something that you’re passionate about, all the time. But guess what? That’s not when you find yourself…your true self anyway.

Something great happening in your life isn’t 100% positive and neither is it 100% negative. As humans susceptible to progress and flaw, we’re constantly labeling and controlling what we feel against that what we truly want to feel. We’re in a preparation of our own life’s recipe with just the right amount of talent, with a pinch of selfishness and 2 tablespoons of honesty stirred in one big pan of reality. How fortunate are you calling yourself to exist at all when you’re setting yourself up for a fate that denies imperfection and believes in the realness of faultlessness? Along the journey of understanding that perfection helps you draw a boundary between what’s the idea of perfection for you and what’s actually real comes after you’ve gone to the depths of your own mess and success.

It is in the complicated yet transparent moments of imperfection that promises a life filled with many experiences, opportunities, dreams, and awakenings. What’s the worst part of letting your soul surrender to the idea of perfection? It’s the scarcity of pages in a book that’s infinite. It’s that one page in a book that lines your life perfectly from birth to death, setting goals, listing duties and spelling out achievements like you’re meant to fulfill just that which is provided to you, and not created by you. Anything related to your life that can be simply measured is perfection. Perfection is dull and it is everywhere which is why you need to stop chasing it. Perfection doesn’t take you anywhere, in fact, it gets you material wealth and limited mental happiness that will someday fade away until you’re left breathless and numb. That’s when you’ll find yourself. Perfection looks like a door, but it’s the tiny lock that’s strangling the many doors you’re destined to walk past. Perfection is controlling bits of your life that isn’t controlling anything; instead, it’s limiting your emotions, your thoughts, dreams and your love for life. Perfection is the loss of love and appreciation.

How did I find myself? When did I stop and realize that stopping isn’t so bad after all? When did I change? How did I change? Nobody told me that I’d keep finding myself during my darkest moments, nobody told me that I’d rely not on happiness, but on fulfillment, and nobody ever told me that material wealth is going to be important, but it won’t be the only thing in my life that matters in life.

“There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in.”

Leonard Cohen 

As an imperfect human with a mind that works in the moment of many experiences, I will tell you when you will truly find yourself if you, during those moments only, forget what you’ve been taught about life, what you’ve been told you should be feeling or doing or achieving. If you begin to find yourself by keeping certain disciplines about life in mind, you won’t find yourself completely. You have to start from scratch, start in pitch dark and work your way towards the light, heck, create that light for yourself out of thin air and vision. It’s not literal, but it’s discoverable in mind, it’s imaginable in reality and it’s achievable in dreams.

  1. You will find yourself when you’re sitting alone in a room with dim lights, dreaming about experiences that you want to happen in your life with people who you’ve met in reality or made up in mind.
  2. You will find yourself when certain things that you thought weren’t important aren’t working like they used to. We take advantage of that what we already have as mundane and unimportant and once that thing is taken away from us, we’re left completely empty and numb from inside.
  3. You will find yourself when you discover a greater force than humanity, knowledge created by the human race over years and years of experiences and study.
  4. You will find yourself when you practice the art of silence when you don’t have anything to do with your time or say anything to others. That’s when you’re truly comfortable with you who are. That’s when you will understand that silence isn’t awkward, it’s an experience.
  5. You will find yourself when you cry from inside and you think you’re pushing away the pain and the suffering, but the truth is you’re pushing yourself away from you.
  6. You will find yourself when you love deeply after a heartbreak.
  7. You will find yourself when you stop controlling your day like it’s a calendar. Not everything needs to be planned, learn to let things go, sometimes.
  8. You will find yourself when you feel the pain again and again from different experiences and from different heartbreaks.
  9. You will find yourself when you aren’t heartbroken because of love, but you’re mind-broken because of struggle.
  10. You will find yourself when you deal with difficult people around you because then you learn how not to be and how to be. That’s when you understand how others would feel if you behaved the exact same way as others do.
  11. You will find yourself when you struggle day after day to look at things differently like it’s for the first time.
  12. You will find yourself when you meet someone completely different, sit with them and talk them about life, love, happiness, family, heartbreak, and suffering.
  13. You will find yourself when you begin walking on a different route, only to realize that if that route is meant for you or not.
  14. You will find yourself when you stop chasing that what’s perfect. Instead, you look at what’s real.
  15. You will find yourself when what you’re feeling has made you blind, it has consumed your mind, soul and body inevitably, and only in jolt awakening through realization or an external force you understand that if you love yourself as hard as you had loved that person or thing, you’d never be consumed by anything but yourself again.
  16. You will find yourself when you stop assuming the worse and struggling to keep up the best. Instead, you prepare for the worse as well as the best because that takes effort too.
  17. You will find yourself when you stop deriving a feeling from external experiences and things all at once.
  18. You will find yourself when you appreciate your mind by gaining meaningful knowledge and appreciate your body by exercising regularly and eating right most times.
  19. You will find yourself when you’re alone for a long time with the company of books, music, a good movie and good food.
  20. You will find yourself when you’re going to new places, even if it’s across the street to get a new perspective on the resources available to you.
  21. You will find yourself when you stop and enjoy the journey, rather than just the destination.
  22. You will find yourself in a bad book and a good one. Same goes with any movie, song or quote.
  23. You will find yourself when you read quotes that don’t necessarily resonate with who you are and what you do every day.
  24. You will find yourself when you learn a passage that’s complicated, twisty and even unsatisfying.
  25. You will find yourself when you learn something new every day.
  26. You will find yourself when you’re away from the blanket of social conversations and friends.
  27. You will find yourself when you’re spending time with yourself over a good book or doing nothing at all during some weekends.
  28. You will find yourself when you say no when you truly want to.
  29. You will find yourself when you say yes to things that scare you or make your nervous.
  30. You will find yourself when you embark on new experiences.
  31. You will find yourself when you’re honest to people about how you feel about them.
  32. You will find yourself in the kind of thoughts you get and the things you think of when you’re naked in the shower.
  33. You will find yourself when you fail at something you love, miserably, and do it again tomorrow.
  34. You will find yourself when you break the societal rules about love, passion, work, and life in reality.
  35. You will find yourself when you close the textbook and open the mind.
  36. You will find yourself when you do something that you are capable of loving and hating in moments.
  37. You will find yourself when you fail and understand that failing at something isn’t a death sentence, but your life’s reaction to nature and reality.

Of course, these are just a few of the many more moments when you can find yourself. All moments are created, so keep creating more and keep finding yourself with no definite destination.